Large property fire in Chichester erupts sparking 10 fire engines into action

A LARGE property fire erupted in Chichester this morning sparking 10 fire engines into action as they battled flames.

By Steve Deeks
Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 10:02 am

The blaze took place in Birdham Road – which was closed off – at around 6.35am and led to calls for people to avoid the area.

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Residents were also told to shut doors and windows as smoke billowed across the area.

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Birdham Road house fire Chichester. Pic: West Sussex Fire

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service posted on social media: ‘Please avoid the area if possible and if you live nearby, remember to keep windows and doors closed.’

A subsequent update at 7.38am then added the ‘fire was under control’.

No injuries have been reported.

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